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About York

The ancient town of York in the northeast of England offers adventure and excitement, as well as opportunities to sit back and relax. With over 1,900 years of history within its walls, the city of York is home to an intriguing mix of Roman and Viking history. Visit the Jorvik Viking Centre to experience a recreation of life in a Viking city, as well as life-size dioramas and a ride experience.

For those with an architectural eye, a visit to York Minster is a must. With its intricate stained glass windows and elaborate tombs, this medieval cathedral is an impressive yet peaceful place to spend a couple of hours exploring. York also boasts Europe's most visited street: The Shambles. Dating back to medieval times, this street now hosts many unique and independent shops, cafes, and bakeries, all with the feeling that you have stepped back in time.

With its position in the heart of the country, accessing York could not be simpler. East Midlands and Northern Rail services offer direct and quick train service to the city. York is also within reach of four international airports and many major roads for access via car. Park-and-ride services around the city mean you won't have to worry about parking in those medieval streets.

What train companies travel to York, United Kingdom?

Located in United Kingdom, York is accessible by train from 2 other cities. You can choose from 22 daily scheduled trips when you search for trains to York on Wanderu. CrossCountry usually has the most trains on any given day.

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Train companies serving York

TrainRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
CrossCountry22h 3m$103.06
  • CrossCountry operates an extensive rail network in the U.K., centered in Birmingham. In standard class, passengers enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard restrooms. Trains also contain a small café or a trolley that passes through the carriages. An upgrade to first-class gives passengers more legroom and complimentary food.

Frequently Asked Questions

$52.04 is the cheapest price for a train ticket to York, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to York. In the last month, trains from Birmingham to York had the lowest average price at $118.05.

The main train station in York is York Station. As the busiest station, it has the most train arrivals, although some trains may make other stops in and around York.

The closest airport to York is Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA), it is located 24.4 miles from the city center of York.
York is the most popular train destination in York. It also ranks number 80 in United Kingdom. York has the most train connections in the region. There are 21 train schedules arriving in York each day.
The population of York is 153717. York ranks number 1 in terms of population in York and number 59 in all of United Kingdom.
Train tickets to York range from for a short trip to York, while a 60 to 200 mile train trip to York starts at , and a longer trip by train to York can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as $52.
The closest train station to the city center of York is York Station, located just 0.3 miles away. Select York Station as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of York. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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